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Wellness Resource Guide: NUTRITION

NUTRITION RESOURCES

This page on nutrition is intended to provide you with a selection of resources to help you understand how food and your eating choices affect your physical health. You will find information on topics such as nutrition and your microbiome; vegetarian and plant-based diets; sugar and processed foods; and how to understand nutrition information. You will find books, videos, apps, podcasts, articles, and websites to help you to make the best food choices to improve and maintain your health and well-being. 

BOOKS AT THE TUC LIBRARY: NUTRITION

WEBSITES: ORGANIZATIONS & INSTITUTIONS

WEB ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS

UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION INFORMATION & RESEARCH

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Label (0:59)

VIDEOS: UNDERSTANDING FOOD SYSTEMS & DIETS

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101 - Dr. Mike Evans (15:13)
Vegan Diet or Mediterranean Diet: Which is Healthier? - Dr. Neal Barnard - International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine, Aug. 10, 2018, Washington, D.C. (24:42)

SUGAR & PROCESSED FOOD

Unprocessed -- How I Gave Up Processed Foods (and Why It Matters) - Megan Kimble - TEDxTucsonSalon (14:13)
What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body? - Fig. 1 by University of California (4:02)
How Sugar Affects the Brain - Nicole Avena - TED Ed (5:02)
Sugar: The Bitter Truth - Dr. Robert Lustig (1:29:36)

PODCASTS

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP'S (EWG) DIRTY DOZEN & CLEAN 15 (Click image for PDF)

FARMERS' MARKETS

VEGETARIAN & PLANT-BASED DIETS

FOOD AND YOUR BRAIN

How the Food You Eat Affects Your Brain - Mia Nacamulli - TED Ed (4:52)
Power Foods for the Brain - Neal Barnard - TEDxBismarck (17:00)

NUTRITION & THE MICROBIOME

APPS